Paul D. Camp Community College, located in Franklin, Virginia, was founded in 1970 and is one of the 23 community colleges that comprise the Virginia Community College System. The school operates campuses and learning centers in Franklin, Suffolk, and Smithfield, and serves the residents of Southampton and Isle of Wight Counties.The college is named after Paul D. Camp, founder of Camp Manufacturing Company and advocate of education who provided the land that the original campus fifty years after his death.
Paul D. Camp Community College offers a variety of programs that allow students to choose the path that best meets their needs and goals. Academic transfer programs allow students to complete the first two years of a four year education, after which they will apply for transfer to a four year institution in order to continue their studies and earn a bachelor's degree. Career training programs allow individuals to pursue an education in a high demand industry or field with the intention of seeking long term employment upon completion. Programs take between one and two years to complete and result in a degree or certificate.
Programs offered include:
Paul D. Camp Community College is an open enrollment institution that allows any interested individuals to enroll by completing the application and paying all fees. Students should supply transcripts and test scores, as well as participate in new student enrollment and meet with a counselor prior to registration. Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships and are awarded based on need as determined by the information provided by the student in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,400. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range:
- State Residents: $4,000-$4,800
- Out-of-State: $9,300-$11,180
- Part-time students are charged:
- State Residents: $130-$160 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $310-$370 per credit unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||84%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||76%||$4,390|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Paul D Camp Community College may offer student services like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares this school against community colleges in Virginia.
|Paul D Camp Community College||Franklin City||Virginia|
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Paul D Camp Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Security and Protective Services
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Paul D Camp Community College.
- Tidewater Community College in Norfolk, VA (38 miles away)
- Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, VA (39 miles away)
- Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary in Petersburg, VA (42 miles away)
- John Tyler Community College in Chester, VA (53 miles away)
- Southside Virginia Community College in Alberta, VA (55 miles away)